Research posts

Future Oriented Education -a four year study

While Hobsonville Point Secondary School (HPSS) was being built, ready for opening in 2014, a group of leaders designed its curriculum. Beginning with a blank canvas, they devised a learning design model suitable for 21st century students and aiming to produce critical thinkers and empowered, life-long learners. For its first four years, Dr Noeline Wright from … Continue Reading →

The Language Technology Landscape

Leading global researcher Nimdzi Insights LLC has just unveiled a Language Technology Atlas that maps the tools available for companies operating in the language services industry. The infographic Nimdzi Language Technology Landscape provides a useful view into the relevant technologies available in this booming industry. The researchers have mapped over 400 different software tools across the categories of Translation Tools, … Continue Reading →

The Language Services Market is booming!

Leading global researcher Nimdzi Insights LLC has published a fascinating insight into the fast-growing Language Services Market. They defined the market broadly as ” translation, transcreation, localization, multilingual desktop publishing (DTP), language quality assurance, linguistic testing, multilingual copywriting, multilingual technical writing, language project management, interpreting, video remote interpreting, telephone interpreting, linguist verification and staffing, media localization, … Continue Reading →

Top predictions for the app economy in 2018

2018 will mark the 10-year anniversary for both the Apple App Store and Android Market. Since their launches, mobile apps have impacted society at an astounding pace and scale. Over nearly a decade, the app economy has matured in a number of ways: By the end of October 2017, the iOS App Store and Google … Continue Reading →

Science Fiction or Reality?

The rapidly changing technology landscape is accelerating digital transformation within the staff and classroom. Even though new technologies like artificial intelligence, bots and virtual learning assistants may feel still feel like science fiction for many, they will soon be as familiar as using iPads or connecting with students in a video meeting room. We need … Continue Reading →

Is your Business Ready for 1 Trillion Cybersecurity?

In case you are reading this, then an individual understand that your own personal secret information is a goal of hacker threats as well as anyone who seriously views their privacy and records security, cybersecurity is a new three hundred dollars billion market opportunity using nearly endless likely. Since the major internet along with email … Continue Reading →

Brave new digital world of the classroom

Evelyn Lewis with Massey University’s Institute of Education and an educator with over 25 years of experience in the classroom writes of the challenges the introduction of digital technology into classrooms bring. We need to teach kids digital life skills. By teaching these behaviours we can do our students a service. How many of us, … Continue Reading →

Strategies to “go deep” when reading digitally

Students are doing more reading on digital devices than they ever have before. Not only are many teachers using tablets and computers for classroom instruction, but many state tests are now administered on computers, adding incentive for teachers to teach digital reading strategies. But casual digital reading on the internet has instilled bad habits in … Continue Reading →

Māori in the ICT sector

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has released an insightful report into Māori use of information communications technology. A key finding of the Māori me te Ao Hangarau 2015: Māori in the ICT sector report is that Māori, particularly those aged 15-24, are high users of mobile technology to access the internet. “We should be … Continue Reading →